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Dec 18, 2012 11:00pm EST
-imposed blackout the nra took down its facebook page. tonight it's back up again and folks on both sides of the gun control issue are sounding off and weighing in. one person writes i upped to a life membership because i trust the nra to protect americans and their right to keep and bear arms. i hope i don't have to cut up and send my membership card in on friday. another one says you really need assault rifles to defend your home in case someone breaks in. the very guns soldiers carry into war? there should be more restrictions on the sale of assault rifles. a cbs poll shows 57% of americans now support stricter gun control laws and that's the highest it's been in a decade. those in favor of gun control have their work cut out for them. the nra's lobbying budget, 66% greater than the brady foundation, the leading gun control organization. if you're a gun control advocate, you also have to deal with this number. an estimated 3 million americans that already own a rifle called the ar-15. that's the weapon used by the shooter in newtown and it is the most popular rifle in the country. why are these a
Dec 23, 2012 11:00pm EST
, the status quo is acceptable just didn't pass my gut check as a father. >> reporter: while nra executive director continued to insist that the answer to school shootings is not gun control but armed police officers in every public school. >> it's the one thing that would keep people safe, and the nra is going to try to do that. >> reporter: but the nra's proposal continues to be met with fierce opposition, including charles schumer who says try doing to prevent shootings in schools without talking about guns is like trying to prevent cancer without talking about cigarettes. >>> the world's largest arms supplier reports it sold 3 1/2 years worth of ar-15 ammunition magazine in just 3 days. they are the nation's most popular semiautomatic rifle, similar to the one used in the newtown shootings. senator michael krepo has been charged with drunk driving. he was arrested by alexandria police before 1:00 this morning. an officer witnessed him running a red light at m hume and mt. vernon avenues. his office issued a statement saying he was deeply sorry for his actions and would deal with whatev
Dec 28, 2012 11:00pm EST
. >> ban assault weapons, congress. >> stop killing our children, nra. >> reporter: they're loud, they interrupt, they're code pink and you've seen them before. >> the nra has blood on its hands. >> reporter: today they're at the nation's gun show at the dulles expo and they're outnumbered by gun enthusiasts, but out shouted by none. >> they have armed guns. why don't you go protest them? >> what does that have to do with an assault weapon? >> have you ever heard of the second amendment? >> the second amendment in the supreme court made it abundantly clear that there's nothing against banning assault weapons. you know what? you're an idiot. >> both sides may never agree. tonight we search for answers inside the more packed than usual gun show. issue one, the so-called gun show loophole. >> they can make a transaction right there with no background check. that's what part of this gun show loophole. >> reporter: annette elliott runs the show. she takes issue with calling it that. >> it's a private citizen that owns a firearm that can sell it without going through a background check
Dec 17, 2012 11:00pm EST
answer for them. so i, even as an nra a-rated member believe enough is enough. >> senator warner says as the funerals begin today is not the day to present a specific plan but he hopes in the coming weeks democrats and republicans can come together for a frank conversation on gun control while preserving the rights guaranteed under the second amendment. today the same family of guns was pulled from a websites. google searches of bass shorting shops appeared they appeared to pull that gun from their online stores. >>> the biggest unanswered question since friday is the one you've heard so many times. why? why does this absurd violence keep showing up in american society? gary nurenberg talked with a man tonight who thinks it may be because we haven't learned how to avoid violence or more particularly we haven't been taught how to find alternatives to violence. tell us about this, gary? >> anita, resorting to violence so often in the united states, maybe we just don't know any better. what you buy your kids for christmas. what you watch on tv. call of duty black ops 2 violent video game
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